Events, activities and things to do

What's on, parks, play areas, festivals, South Shields Market and more

What's on

Local events and activities.

Visitor information

Things to see and do, where to eat and drink, and where to stay.


South Shields open air market.


Highlight events each year include the South Tyneside Festival, WRITE and the Magic Festival.

Parks and play areas

Parks, play areas, bowling greens, tennis courts and open space.

Learning Disability Week

Events and activities are taking place between 19 and 25 June 2023 to mark Learning Disability Week.

Beaches and seafront

Staying safe, sports and activities.

Great North Run 2024

Information about the Great North Run, when it takes place and more.

Pride in South Tyneside

Celebrate Pride in South Tyneside this July.